April 13th Making You A Better Fly Fisher Series: Fly Tying

SSFFC is proud to announce another class in our “Making You A better Fly Fisher” series;

Tying with Ryan and Rob Buhler

   Have you ever wanted to get some quality help with your fly tying?  Have you ever thought?

“ I wish I could tie like Raider” Do you struggle with some of the finer techniques of fly tying? Have you ever wanted to get started in tying but just didn’t know where to start? Here is your chance;

What; Tying with Rob and Ryan Buhler


1.Material selection, preservation, and storage


2.Thread handling techniques: pinch wrap, fold in method, parachutes, perfect split tails, upright wings, etc…

3.Basic techniques: proportions, palmering hackle, ribbing and dubbing applications

4.Possible Flies: Wooly Bugger, Elk Hair Caddis, Parachute Adams, Hare’s Ear Nymph for beginners. Spinning hair for Irresistible’s, Dahlberg’s etc…, Rubber leg-krystal flash Stimulator for intermediates.

Where; Kernville, CA

When; Saturday April 13th, 9:00 a.m. –12:00  This gives you plenty of time to try out your new flies on the river and attend the presentation at the club meeting that evening

              Who; Open to all SSFFC members at no charge. (To become a member go to  ssffclub.org)

What to bring; All vises, tools and materials provided by the club. If you have your own vise, tools and materials feel free to bring them.